Blogcritics: Open Source: Cheap Open Source Document Imaging
Feb 01, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Drake)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Like many companies and individuals, I still have to deal with
paper. Even though it's becoming an increasingly digital world,
paper still reigns supreme in some areas. I have looked at document
imaging systems in the past when I worked at another company, and
found them to be quite expensive. Below is my open source solution
to this common problem, and it only cost me hardware.
"Step 1: Find a good scanner
"Sometimes it's hard to get good hardware that is supported in
Linux. Many major manufacturers are now offering Linux drivers and
Brother happens to be one of them. They have a line of
multi-function machines that work very well in Linux with their
supplied driver (at least in my experience)..."